Summer Reading Program

GAME ON!
2017 SUMMER READING PROGRAM


GAME ON @ YOUR LIBRARY
Houston Public Library Summer Reading Program
June 1, 2017 - August 1, 2017

Level up your summer fun with HPL’s Summer Reading Program.  Earn reading and activity badges to beat summer boredom and capture awesome prizes! 

Registration begins JUNE 1, 2017

Register, Keep Score and Win!

1.     Early registration begins May 1. Open for teachers only!  

2.     General Registration begins June 1.

3.     Registration is easy! Just click the registration button and follow the prompts.

3.     Log in anytime to track the minutes and titles you've read.

4.     Unlock badges by logging minutes and attend attending programs - don’t forget to stay for the secret code!

5.     Some activities require registration; check our online calendar.


Family Fun!

Parents and caregivers can read this summer, too. Families (1 adult + 1 child) who complete the Summer Reading Program and write reviews for Summer Reading for Grown-Ups will win a Family Prize Pack! *while supplies last.

SCHOOLS CAN START REGISTERING AS EARLY AS MAY 1, 2017

Just because school is out, doesn’t mean it’s “GAME OVER” for learning. Keep your students engaged through the Summer Reading Program.

A student earns a free book just by registering to the program and the top 2 readers at each library location win a grand prize! BONUS ROUND! The first 250 students to register at school will win 2 tickets to the Alley Theatre’s musical comedy, Freaky Friday. Showing June 2 – July 2, 2017.


SRP Kickoff Events

Enjoy light refreshments and activities! *Some locations offering storytimes with local celebrities.

Location Date/Time Activity
McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library Thursday, June 1 | 3-5 PM Storytime with Liz from Mega 101
Mancuso Neighborhood Library Thursday, June 1 | 12-2 PM Storytime with George, Mo and Cowboy Dave from 100.3 The Bull
Jungman Neighborhood Library Friday, June 2 | 1:30-4:30 PM Storytime with Cindy from Mega 101
Collier Regional Library Friday, June 2 | 2-4 PM Storytime with radio DJ from Mix 96.5
Kendall Neighborhood Library Thursday, June 1 | 3 PM light refreshments & activities
Young Neighborhood Library Thursday, June 1 | 5 PM light refreshments & activities
Vinson Neighborhood Library Tuesay, May 30 | 3 PM light refreshments & activities
Walter Neighborhood Library Thursday, June 1 | 3 PM light refreshments & activities
Henington-Alief Regional Library Friday, June 2 | 1:30 PM light refreshments & activities
Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library Saturday, June 3 | 1 PM light refreshments & activities
Park Place Regional Library Wednesday, June 7 | 3 PM light refreshments & activities
Flores Neighborhood Library Saturday, June 3 | 1 PM light refreshments & activities

Summer Reading Program Prizes
*while supplies last

Level Babies, Toddlers & Pre-K (0-4)
Books
Children 5-10
Hours
Teens 11-18
Hours
May Early School Registration (only for students who register at school)   Alley Theatre tickets, first 250 to sign up (no children under 6) Alley Theatre tickets, first 250 to sign up (no children under 6)
Registration Free Book Free Book Free Book
5 Books/Hours Read   Sunglasses & certificate Sunglasses & certificate
10 Books/Hours Read Finger Puppets Chipotle meal Chipotle meal
20 Books/Hours Read   Rice University Athletics ticket  Rice University Athletics ticket 
30 Books/Hours Read Mario Brothers bibs, baby teethers (babies 0-2)

Mario Brothers meal set (toddlers 3-4)

Astros tickets

Pixelated bag
Astros tickets
Pixelated bag
Top Readers
(2 per location)
  Retro game gift set (Pac-Man connect, Pattern Play 3D) Retro game gift set (Pac-Man connect, sticky note art) 
5 Programs Attended Children's Museum Family Pass Children's Museum Family Pass Alley Theatre tickets
Family Completion 10 book family home library

Hermann Park Train & pedal boats

Raising Cane's meal

10 book family home library

Hermann Park Train & pedal boats

Raising Cane's meal

10 book family home library

Hermann Park Train & pedal boats

Raising Cane's meal


Camp STREAM

SRP Events (Coming Soon!)

SRG (Summer Reading for Grown-ups)
Lunch at the Library